|Organisation :||Canadian Urban Institute|
|Type :||Organisme non gouvernemental|
|Mandat :||The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life in urban areas across Canada and around the world. We bring together experts from different disciplines to connect people, resources, and ideas to build strong communities and equitable, sustainable, and competitive urban regions. As an independent and non-partisan body, CUI is committed to improving policy making, governance, and management of city regions by encouraging a better understanding of contemporary urban issues. CUI has four centres of activity: a) Education and Research, convening conferences, seminars, and workshops on urban issues, to bring together urban practitioners from the private, public, not-for-profit, and academic sectors to participate in events with top thinkers, leading experts, and decision-makers from Canada and internationally; b) Urban Leadership, promoting and paying tribute to people, groups, and organizations that make a significant impact on the quality of our urban life; c) Centre for the Development of Community Assets (CDCA), bringing together people, money, and ideas to build the community assets that contribute to quality of life for urban dwellers; and d) International Partnerships, sharing with the world Canada's experiences of managing its urban regions, focusing primarily in the fields of policy development, capacity building, civic engagement, planning and growth management, environmental protection, social development, local economic development, institutional change for municipal and metropolitan governments, and urban finance.|
|Adresse :||555 Richmond Street West
Suite 402, PO Box 612
FAX: (416) 365-0650
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|Personne ressource :||Internship Coordinator|
|Secteur :||Gouvernement et société civile|
|Description du stage :||
CUI is implementing the Canada-Ukraine Partnership Project for Regional
Governance and Development (RGD). The RGD Project aims to assist the Government
of Ukraine to develop, pilot, and up-scale a model integrated regional
development process at the oblast level that utilizes the capacities of a
mobilized civil society to both formulate and implement regional-level
development strategies. The project works at the national level as well as in
two pilot regions - Zakarpattya and Zaporizhzhia.
The intern will spend the Canadian portion of the internship preparing for the overseas component, by arranging for the logistics for the overseas stay; by conducting background research on the host country, host organization, associated CUI project, and relevant topics; and by familiarizing his/herself with the cultural and business practices of the host country. Following the overseas portion, the intern will debrief, write his/her final report, and begin his/her job search.
This internship will involve working with CUI's partners in Ukraine to strengthen the capacity of regional government in strategic planning. CUI seeks the support of a Social, Environmental and Economic Strategic Planner who will work under the direct supervision of the Oblast Project Manager - Zakarpattya to contribute to ongoing program activities related to the RGD Project. The intern will be assigned responsibility for the following activities: a) provide technical assistance, workshops, and training for stakeholders in Zakarpattya to increase their capacity to design and implement strategic planning processes in this region; and b) bring Canadian experiences in regional planning to the design and implementation process of the region's strategic plan.
|Organisation d'accueil :||Canadian Urban Institute - Ukraine Country Office (Zakarpattya Oblast Office)|
|Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil :||The Regional Governance and Development (RGD) Project has been operational since spring 2005. Through RGD, with funding from CIDA, CUI assists the Government of Ukraine to develop, pilot, and upscale a model integrated regional development process at the oblast level. The intern will be placed within the RGD project's Zakarpattya Oblast Office and CUI will act as the host organization.|